Andy Weir, the author of the best-selling book The Martian, which is now a film starring Matt Damon, says his novel is a collection of word problems that teachers can use in the classroom.
A majority of parents say access to quality, hands-on STEM projects is an important factor in selecting an after-school program for their children.
More time spent in school seems to be especially helpful for Kindergartners who were already doing well academically.
Most New Jersey students get schooled in the arts, but time devoted to the subject has been dwindling.
Los Angeles Unified's school board said arts education is as important writing and math, but many students still don't get any art in school.
A program at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in which trained high school and college students lead demonstrations and hands-on activities about flight is expanding and going online.
As the National Endowment for the Arts marks its 50th anniversary, its education director talks about equity and funding the arts.
A middle school teacher describes an internal struggle that many English/language arts instructors will find relatable: Should she devote class time to free-choice silent reading, unattached to other classroom work?
The stories of remarkable people who spoke up for human rights invigorate classrooms, according to educators.
New, eagerly awaited guidance from the U.S. Department of Education says states will have to undergo review of their standards and tests within four to eight months.